British bartender mistakenly accepts copied, stapled money

January 8, 2015 1:16 PM

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British bartender mistakenly accepts copied, stapled money

The fake money — a £20 bank note — appeared to be photocopied and had each side stapled together, with the staples visible. The Greater Manchester Police posted an image of the counterfeit bill on Twitter and urged ‘vigilance’ from businesses and consumers.

A middling counterfeiter passed a fake £20 note — literally two pieces of paper stapled together — and, incredibly, a Manchester pub accepted it.

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